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nitrate

ni·trate

nitrate

 
pronunciation:
naI treIt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a salt or ester containing nitric acid.
definition 2: potassium nitrate or sodium nitrate used as fertilizer.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: nitrated, nitrates, nitrating
definition: to combine or treat with nitric acid or a nitrate.
derivation: nitration (n.)